UPDATE: Congratulations are in order! Former Bachelor alum Ashley Salter tied the knot with her college sweetheart Austin Brannen on Saturday, Us Weekly reports. 

Social media posts from the couple's friends and family indicate Salter said "I do" in a beachfront ceremony at the Atlantis Hotel & Casino in the Bahamas. In April of this year, the newlyweds welcomed their first child together, a son named Brooks Hartman Brannen. Enjoy married life, you two! 


Ashley Salter may not have found love in paradise, but she still got her happily ever after.

The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise fan-favorite revealed she is engaged to her college sweetheart Austin Brannen through a series of Instagram posts, showing off the cute couple's engagement photos. The 25-year-old, who made her franchise debut during Chris Soules' season, met her future husband, who works in real estate, while they both attended Auburn University. 

Ashley even took a fun little jab at The Bachelor franchise, captioning a photo of her gorgeous ring and a bouquet of roses with "12 is better than 1 #roses." Hey, it is true!

@agbrannen 12 is better than 1 #roses

A photo posted by Ashley Salter (@absalt) on

While she had brief relationships with Nick Peterson and Dan Cox during her time on Bachelor in Paradise this past summer, Ashley ultimately left Mexico solo, reuniting with Austin shortly after. And in a black and white photo posted on her Instagram, Ashley called Austin, "my one and only love." Awww!

Thanks to her quirky personality and infamously mistaking a pomegranate for an onion, Ashley became a fan-favorite during season 19 of The Bachelor, with host Chris Harrison even calling her "one of my favorite women to have ever been on this show."

Congratulations to the happy couple, here's hoping Ashley's bird BFFs from Paradise are able to make it to the wedding!

(Originally published Sep. 15, 2015 at 9:35 a.m.)

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